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Sporotrichoid Nerve Abscess in Borderline leprosy: Rare presentation of downgrading Type 1 reaction

Nerve abscesses are seen in upper pole of leprosy as a manifestation of upgrading type 1 hypersensitivity reaction. We describe a case of borderline Hansen with sporotrichoid distribution of nerve abscesses, as a manifestation of type 1 downgrading reaction.

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Sumit Sethi, Shankila Mittal, Vijay Garg, Nita Khurana;
Sporotrichoid Nerve Abscess in Borderline leprosy: Rare presentation of downgrading Type 1 reaction; Leprosy Review; 2016; 87; 3; 425-430; DOI: 10.47276/lr.87.3.425
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